To compare apples with oranges. (4) – (Article 4 of 8)Magalies Citrus
by Dr. Marli Botha
A comparison of apples and oranges occurs when two items or groups of items are compared that cannot be practically compared, typically because of inherent, fundamental and/or qualitative differences between the items.
Here are 2 interesting facts about apples vs oranges.
- A study, written by Stamford Hospital’s surgeon-in-chief James Barone and published in the British Medical Journal. The study found that both apples and oranges were sweet, similar in size, weight, and shape that both are grown in orchards, and both may be eaten, juiced, and so on. The only significant differences found were in terms of and colour.
- Apples vs oranges. A clear winner comes forth if you’re trying to boost your immune system before the winter hits. While apples contain more fiber, an important nutrient that aids in healthy digestion and lowering cholesterol, oranges provide more vitamins and minerals including the ever-powerful vitamin C. So, yes, you won’t lose by noshing on both juicy fruits, but an orange will set you up for more success in the season of battling the common cold. And that’s just sweet.